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An Essay on Belief and Acceptance

L. Jonathan Cohen

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198236047
eISBN:
9780191679179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198236047.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This study examines the tension between voluntariness and involuntariness in human cognition. The book seeks to counter the widespread tendency for analytic epistemology to be dominated by the ... More


Ethical and Not So Ethical Incentives

Ruth W. Grant

in Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151601
eISBN:
9781400839742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151601.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter suggests three basic standards for distinguishing ethical from unethical uses of incentives. These are legitimacy of purpose, voluntariness, and effect on the character of the parties ... More


Beyond Voluntariness

Ruth W. Grant

in Strings Attached: Untangling the Ethics of Incentives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151601
eISBN:
9781400839742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151601.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter returns to the contrast between treating incentives simply as a form of trade and treating incentives as a form of power. The problem with the “trade” approach is that it tends to focus ... More


Global Rationality

Robert Audi

in The Architecture of Reason: The Structure and Substance of Rationality

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195158427
eISBN:
9780199871407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158427.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that if we have a unified, comprehensive account of rationality for both domains, we should have much of the theoretical material needed to understand the notion of a rational ... More


A Summary of the Philosophy of Contract: The Theories of World A

Margaret Jane Radin

in Boilerplate: The Fine Print, Vanishing Rights, and the Rule of Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155333
eISBN:
9781400844838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155333.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter discusses the main streams of contract philosophy in order to elucidate the extent to which boilerplate is a permissible means of creating contractual obligation. In particular, it ... More


 Teaching Ethics with Film: A Course on the Moral Agency of Women

Ellen Ott Marshall

in Teaching Religion and Film

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335989
eISBN:
9780199868940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335989.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter analyzes the pedagogical effectiveness of a course titled the Moral Agency of Women, which was offered to graduate students in theological education, ethics, and women's studies. The ... More


Freedom of the Will, Covenant, and Moral Capability

Jonathan Jacobs

in Law, Reason, and Morality in Medieval Jewish Philosophy: Sadia Gaon, Bahya ibn Pakuda, and Moses Maimonides

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542833
eISBN:
9780191594359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542833.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on freedom of the will, questions about agents' responsibility for their virtues and vices, and the way in which the covenant between God and human beings has implications for ... More


Does Criminal Liability Require an Act?

Douglas Husak

in The Philosophy of Criminal Law: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199585038
eISBN:
9780191723476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585038.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter argues against the claim that criminal liability is and ought to be imposed only for an act. No persuasive argument for this claim has yet been given. As an alternative, it suggests that ... More


What Led Up to the Miranda Decision?

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

in The Miranda Ruling: Its Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730902
eISBN:
9780199776986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730902.003.002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The chapter summarizes the nature of interrogations prior to the Miranda v. Arizona decision in 1966, as well as those Supreme Court decisions that preceded it. Special emphasis is given to Warren ... More


The Future of the Miranda Ruling

Lawrence S. Wrightsman and Mary L. Pitman

in The Miranda Ruling: Its Past, Present, and Future

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199730902
eISBN:
9780199776986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730902.003.008
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The final chapter examines the positions of several prominent advocates of defendants’ rights who have come to believe that the Miranda warning procedure should be ignored because it is now ... More


Justice, Satisfaction, and Restoration of Friendship

Daniel Schwartz

in Aquinas on Friendship

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199205394
eISBN:
9780191709265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205394.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter examines Aquinas's understanding of the way in which the aim of reconciliation affects the operation of corrective justice. It focuses on ‘satisfaction’, a term that Aquinas used to ... More


Autonomy and Consent

Tom L. Beauchamp

in The Ethics of Consent: Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195335149
eISBN:
9780199866335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335149.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter considers the relationship between consent and autonomy, arguing that autonomous choice and voluntariness are central to the notion of consent. It starts by analyzing consent in terms of ... More


Out of Control

George Sher

in Who Knew?: Responsibility Without Awareness

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195389197
eISBN:
9780199866724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389197.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This concluding chapter addresses the main unresolved questions that are raised by the proposed reconstruction of responsibility's epistemic condition. One such question is whether that ... More


Illustrations

Eric Rakowski

in Equal Justice

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240792
eISBN:
9780191680274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240792.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines several prominent areas of tort law and asks whether consent or the moral principle as described and endorsed, could justify the substitution of a negligence rule for strict ... More


Reason, Voluntariness, and Moral Responsibility

Thomas Pink

in Mental Actions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199225989
eISBN:
9780191710339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225989.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter argues that the standard ‘voluntariness-based model of action’, according to which actions are performed on the basis of some prior pro-attitude towards performing the action, should be ... More


Coercive Interrogation, Threats, and Cumulative Mistreatment

Amos N. Guiora

in Constitutional Limits on Coercive Interrogation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195340310
eISBN:
9780199867226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340310.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter discusses specific interrogation methods facilitating analysis of the limits of interrogation. It focuses on differentiating between various categories of interrogation, which will ... More


Failures of Consent: Incapacity

Joel Feinberg

in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law Volume 3: Harm to Self

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195059236
eISBN:
9780199869473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195059239.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In addition to force and defective beliefs, there are forms of moral and legal incapacity that may make an individual incapable of validly consenting to specific agreement because of various internal ... More


The Choice of Death

Joel Feinberg

in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law Volume 3: Harm to Self

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195059236
eISBN:
9780199869473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195059239.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The most important example of the influence of distraction or impairment on the voluntariness of consent is also the most difficult: the deliberate choice of one's own death made by a person who is ... More


Voluntariness and Assumptions of Risk

Joel Feinberg

in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law Volume 3: Harm to Self

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195059236
eISBN:
9780199869473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195059239.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Feinberg deals with the problem of reconciling our repugnance for legal paternalism with the seeming reasonableness of some apparently paternalistic regulations. One way of accounting for the ... More


Failures of Voluntariness: The Single‐Party Case

Joel Feinberg

in The Moral Limits of the Criminal Law Volume 3: Harm to Self

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195059236
eISBN:
9780199869473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195059239.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Should the law permit autonomous persons to act on their own in ways that are harmful or unreasonably dangerous to themselves but not directly threatening to other persons? The most plausible liberal ... More


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